April Staff Book Recommendations

We Came Here to Shine by Susie Orman Schnall

The story of two young and ambitious women, a struggling actress and a determined journalist. They develop an unexpected friendship during the 1939 World's Fair in New York. When the ladies meet they discover how to be courageous but to never abandon their hopes, dreams & goals. This title is available through inter-library loan and on the Libby app. ~ Erin

Regrets Only by Kieran Scott

This is a great rich, bored housewives story that turns into a murder. What exactly is the PBA up to that's so wrong? Available in print at the library and on the Libby app. ~Leslie W.

The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth

Another fun, domestic thriller with believable twists from Sally Hepworth. Definitely one you can consume in a single sitting. Pippa & Gabe's tangled web is a wonderful mess to dive into. Available in print and audio at the library. ~Leslie M.

The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward

Listed as a book of horror when it is really a story about suffering & survival. The mind is capable of many things. Available in print at the library and on the Libby app. ~ Bonnie

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

A behind-the-scenes look at Carrie Fisher's life as told through the diaries that she kept while filming the first Star Wars movie. This is an intimate and hilarious tell all of a teenage actress in the 1970s on the set of what would become one of the largest movie franchises ever. Her vulnerability as a new actress morphs into her great ability to show how absurd it is to live the life of Hollywood royalty. This title is available through inter-library loan and the Libby app. ~ Ashley



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